Skip Navigation
Welcome to the website for the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

This table is used for column layout.

About Our Town
Town Departments
Boards and Committees
Town Calendars
Important Links
School District
Online Bill Payment
Gov TV Bulletin Board
Subscribe to News
Contact Us
Home Page
Town Seal
Site  This Folder
 
Advanced Search
 
Selectmen's Minutes 4/24/07
The weekly meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on Tuesday evening, April 24, 2007 at 7:34 p.m.
 
Present:             Theresa McNulty, Chairman; David Walsh, Clerk; Peter Hamilton
George Samia, Town Administrator; Catherine Johnson, Senior Clerk
 
Ms. McNulty opened the meeting with a moment of silence for Ms. Wilma Almar, a beloved citizen who, at 92, passed, and who was a teacher at the Central School, the Intermediate School, as well as a longtime member of the Historical Commission.
 

Appointment

 
Town Clerk, Finance Committee, Town Accountant, Town Treasurer and Town Council were present to discuss and close the May 14, 2007 Special Town Meeting Warrant.
 
Article 1:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 2:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 3:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article, with change.
 
Article 4:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, VOTE:  Yes – McNulty: Hamilton, No – Walsh, to accept Article.
 
Article 5:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 6:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 7:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 8:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 9:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 10:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to close the May 14, 2007 Special Town Meeting Warrant.
 
Town Clerk, Finance Committee, Town Accountant, Town Treasurer and Town Council were present to discuss the May 14, 2007 Annual Town Meeting Warrant.
 
Article 1:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 2:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 3:  Removed
 
New Article 3:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 3:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article with change.
 
Article 4:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 5:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 6:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Board of Selectmen                                 -2-                                            April 24, 2007
 
Article 7:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 8:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 9:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 10:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 10:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 11:  Removed
 
New Article 11:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 11:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 12:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 13:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 14:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 14:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 15:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 15:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 16:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 17:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 18:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept amendment.
 
Article 18:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 19:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 20:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 21:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 
Article 22:  Removed
 
New Article 22:  M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, to accept Article.
 

Action Items

 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, approve the minutes of the April 17, 2007 meeting.
VOTE:  Yes – McNulty; Hamilton
             Abstain - Walsh
 
Board of Selectmen                                 -3-                                            April 24, 2007
 
 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, approve the appointment of Barbara W. Rubin as an Associate Member of the Historical Commission through June 2010 and Robert Waterman effective immediately through June 2008, as a member, with the recommendations of the Historical Commission.
 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, a unanimous vote, approve to Passover Action Item # 3.
 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, vote to disband the Sachem Rock Farm Committee, effective immediately.
VOTE:  Yes – Hamilton, Walsh
             No – McNulty
 
Reminders
 
C.O.A. Trip to Fenway Park on Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
 
Calvin Harlow Day/Civil War Encampment – April 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sachem Rock Farm
 
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day – May 12, 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon at the BFI Thatcher Street site.
 
Discussions
 
Instruct School Committee to have a line Item budget available for next Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Send a message to Town Moderator to be prepared to have a ballot vote at the May 14, 2007 Town Meeting.
 
Open Forum
 
No one present
 
M/Walsh, s/Hamilton, move to close Open Session and go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing contract and personnel issues and will not be returning to Open Session.
VOTE:  Yes – McNulty, Hamilton, Walsh; a unanimous vote in favor.
 
Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.
 
 
 
 
______________________________Clerk
Board of Selectmen


 
Town of East Bridgewater, 175 Central Street, East Bridgewater, MA 02333-0386
Virtual Towns & Schools Website